SHANNONS LEGENDS OF MOTORSPORT RETURNS TO 7MATE
Published 31 August 2015
THE award-winning Shannons Legends of Motorsport television series is returning to 7mate this September.
Celebrating the biggest names, races and moments in Australian motorsport history, the 12-part Shannons Legends of Motorsport series brings to life a range of archival footage from Seven’s extensive library covering the 1960s right through to the 1990s.
Host Bill Woods is joined by co-host Aaron Noonan and expert Mark Oastler for the return of the series, which won a CAMS Motor Sport Media Award in 2014 and drew critical acclaim from within the industry.
Guests for the second series include racing legends Dick Johnson, Glenn Seton, George Fury, Kevin Bartlett, Fred Gibson, John Bowe, Brad Jones, Bob Morris and many more.
They reflect on the cars they drove, the great races and tough times that all contributed to Australia’s amazing motorsport history - and there are some special surprise guests too that will also help take viewers down racing’s memory lane.
The Shannons Legends of Motorsport team will also focus on three particular Bathurst 1000 races in three individual episodes - covering 1972, 1973 and 1990 - as the combatants that fought those epic battles at Mount Panorama re-live those encounters.
The first episode of 12 engaging and entertaining programs airs on 7mate on Saturday September 19 with a special focus on three-time Bathurst winner Dick Johnson.
This is must-watch television for Australian motorsport fans young and old, a fascinating retrospective view into some of Australia’s racing champions.
Shannons Legends of Motorsport will take you behind the scenes to get the real stories of some of the greatest moments in racing history.
Shannons Legends of Motorsport, commencing Saturday September 19 on 7mate - check local guides for specific times.
In addition to Series 1, catch-up episodes of Series 2 can be viewed online at Shannons Club in the video section – http://www.shannons.com.au/club/